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Each week Maddy and Ryan talk about the round up the week's top investing stories.
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Now displaying: September, 2017
Sep 29, 2017

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson take on President Trump and the GOP’s tax plan, Nvidia’s new AI chip deal, Roku’s IPO, and Blackberry’s surprising earnings report. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(1:00) - Trump's Proposal For New Tax Plan

(8:15) - Nvidia's New Volta Systems and Partnerships

(13:00) - Roku IPO

(18:30) - Blackberry's Software Focus

(26:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Sep 26, 2017

Ryan McQueeney discusses why the iPhone 8 has experienced weaker-than-usual demand and explains why this phenomenon doesn’t quite matter yet. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:30) - iPhone 8 Release: Shorter Lines and Lower Sales

(2:30) - iPhone X Lingers Over iPhone 8 Sales: Analysts Raise Concern

(5:05) - iPhone X Overview: Difference Between iPhone 8

(9:10) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Sep 22, 2017

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson take on Amazon’s plans to enter the wearables market, the bankruptcy of Toys ‘R’ Us, and the rumored partnership between Tesla and AMD. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:40) - Fed Meeting and Trumps Speech To The UN
(2:05) - Amazon Smart Glasses And Cameras: Alexa Compatibility
(8:30) - Toys 'R' Us Bankruptcy Filing: Where It All When Wrong
(14:40) - AMD To Work With Tesla In Self Driving Cars
(21:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Sep 19, 2017

Maddy Johnson discusses the retail plan tech giant Apple Inc. (AAPL) laid out at its much-hyped Keynote event held last week at the brand-new Steve Jobs Theater. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:15) - Apple Keynote Event

(1:10) - Apple Retail Stores: Creating Town Squares

(3:00) - Retailers Transforming Brick and Mortar  

(4:15) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Sep 15, 2017

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson take on the massive Equifax data breach and Apple’s historic keynote event. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:35) - Equifax Data Breach: 143 Million Americans Affected

(4:40) - Apple Keynote Event: Apple Watch Series 3 and Fitbit Ionic

(9:30) - Apple TV 4K: Amazon & Netflix 

(14:25) - Apple iPhone 8 & iPhone X (10) 

(19:20) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Sep 12, 2017

Ryan McQueeney is joined by by Jamie Wise, the founder of BUZZ Indexes. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:45) - The Tech Behind BUZZ Indexes: AI & Machine Learning

(4:00) - Why Is Sentiment So Important?

(7:45) - Market Cap and Sector Breakdown: Common Themes

(10:50) - Can This Tech Be Used To Create A Different Strategy?

(13:40)  - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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Sep 8, 2017

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson take on the impact that Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma have already had on the stock market. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:30) - Hurricane Impact On The Stock Market

(2:00) - Oil and Gas Prices On The Rise

(5:45) - Airlines, Cruise Lines and Travel Sites Take a Hit

(9:00) - Evacuations and Closures Effect On Restaurant Stocks

(13:00) - Insurance Industry: Who's Footing The Bill?

(17:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Sep 5, 2017

Maddy Johnson takes a look at specialty retailer Canada Goose Holdings Inc. (GOOS), a company that is known specifically for its $900-and-up parkas with fur-trimmed hoods. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:20)  -Canada Goose: Luxury Parka's

(1:15) - Performance Since IPO Debut

(3:00) - Store Openings and Increased Product Line

(6:45) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Sep 1, 2017

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson take on this week’s biggest stories, including Gilead’s acquisition of Kite Pharma, the future of the CAR-T therapy industry, and Amazon’s changes to Whole Foods stores. Please pick a time stamped topic below:

(0:35) - Hurricane Harvey and North Korea Tensions

(2:30) - Gilead's Acquisition of Kite Pharma: What Is CAR-T Therapy?

(4:45) - Novartis CAR-T Cell Therapy Receives Approval By FDA

(6:50) - CAR-T Biotech Stocks On The Rise

(10:40) - Is This A New Era For Biotech

(15:15) - Price Cutting On Whole Foods Products

(19:20) - Amazon Echoes and Instacart In-direct Competition

(23:45) - Upcoming Rewards Program For Prime Members

(26:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

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